As a Tech Recruiter, You Hold Untapped Superpowers—Here’s How to Harness Them

As someone who sources and hires technical people, you have one of the best jobs that society has to offer. But sometimes, this reality is tough to remember because—let’s face it—there’s a lot more hard work than glamor in your role.

Between communicating with company leadership, supporting hiring managers, providing candidates with high-touch processes, and the sheer number of times you hear the word “no,” in your day, the work can feel like sorting laundry piles. read more

Build a Happier, More Motivated Tech Ecosystem by Showing More Gratitude—Here’s How

Sometimes, work can feel like an endless game of survival mode. You wake up early, get the kids ready for school (or the pets ready for daycare), rush to the office, answer emails, and immerse yourselves in meetings. By the time you look up at the clock, it’s already noon, and your to-do list is still endless. Goodbye lunch break. read more

The Challenges with Diversity & Inclusion

Today, as tech talent continues to get increasingly harder to hire, it forces recruiters to adopt a different game plan — especially when trying to diversify to include more people from underrepresented communities. When unemployment is low, this can feel like an impossible task, but we have solutions for you. read more

The Challenge for Veterans in Tech

It’s Armed Forces Day this weekend, and we think it’s important to give a big shout out to veterans, and to those that support veterans, as they exit the military and enter into new careers.

It’s not an easy task to start a new career after serving in the military. read more

Badass Women: The Real Leaders in Tech

What makes a leader inspirational?

When we evaluate what it takes to be a leader, we look at their contributions. But to be inspirational, we look at the depth of experience they bring to the table and how those experiences influence their decisions.

Inspirational leaders have been shaped by learnings throughout their career with influences from various jobs, mentors, and personal lessons that can sometimes go undisclosed. We hear grand stories of rising from failure, seeking the guidance of mentors, and the general motivations behind a leader’s ambition and drive. read more

Your Developers Are Leaving You & It’s Not About the Money

If your developers are leaving you, then it’s time to reflect on your Money Mindset.  Do these statements ring true for you?

  • “They’re just going to leave in a year or two anyway, what’s the point in investing in them now? I can’t afford to just throw money away like that.”
  • “We all know developers make 20% increases with every move they make. What company can afford to retain their teams with numbers like that?”

Sound familiar? This mindset would both keep quality people from joining your team, and drive current people away. Furthermore, these statements reflect a huge error in thinking about money and retention. In this blog entry, we will debunk some of the myths… read more